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Danleigh Harris tossed a five-inning, one-hit shutout while striking out eight and allowing no walks Thursday to help Roff shut out local rival Stonewall 4-0 Thursday in the first round of the Tupelo Fastpitch Tournament

Trae Lowe fired a three-inning one-hitter and went 2-for-3 from the plate with two runs batted in and a walk Thursday as the Byng Pirates mangled Moss 16-1 in the first round of the Tupelo Tournament.

Before naming Jalen Hurts his starting quarterback, Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley tried to paint a picture of what preseason camp had been like for the Alabama transfer.

After out-dueling AJ Brochu for a thrilling victory Aug. 10 at Enid Speedway, Kip Hughes will be gunning for a fourth straight victory on Saturday ,when the Sooner Late Model Series visits the Oklahoma Sports Park oval.

A parents meeting for the Great Ada Swim Club is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. tonight inside the Estep Room at East Central University.

There were times early in the game that it didn’t look like Byng pitcher Carson Capps was going to make it much longer, then the Byng junior got locked in.

The South Central Roller Girls — Ada’s roller derby team — stayed undefeated after an intense battle with the North Texas Battling Mermaids on an Aug. 10 road trip.

Oklahoma State Cowboys

The Oklahoma State baseball team will continue its quest for a College World Series berth at 2 p.m. Friday in Lubbock, Texas, it was announced Tuesday morning.

Michaela Richbourg connected on the biggest hit of her career, with the smack of the bat echoing from the Florida Panhandle all the way back to Choctaw Country.

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Having nearly double digit defections at OSU might look bad, but one must pause and take inventory on each decision instead of just clumping them all together and proclaiming the sky is falling.

Oklahoma Sooners

Cade Cavalli wouldn’t mind if his recovery schedule were one day shorter. If so, he’d be slated to start for Oklahoma against rival Oklahoma State in downtown Tulsa, about 15 miles from where he grew up.

Skip Johnson tends to draw at least one positive aspect from an Oklahoma loss. Two weeks ago, it was starter Levi Prater’s ability to settle down after two shaky innings.


This Week's Circulars


ROFF [ndash] A celebration of life for Gene Harley Phillips, 80, of Roff will be from 2-5 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Roff Student Center. Mr. Phillips passed away Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at his home with family and friends present. He was born June 14, 1939, at Fitzhugh to Charles A. and Rachel A.…

LULA [ndash] Services for Clyde Wofford, 89, of Lula are at 10 a.m. Monday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Reno Dye will officiate. Burial will follow at the Allen Cemetery. The Chickasaw Honor Guard will conduct military honors at the cemetery. The family will receive friends …

STONEWALL [ndash] Services for John Nevada Bettes, 67, of Stonewall are at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Stonewall First Baptist Church. Randy McCall will officiate. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Mr. Bettes passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at his home. He was born Jan. 16, 1952,…